American dancer, singer, and actress Julianne Hough has a fortune of $10 million. As a cast member of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars, she has become a household name.
Julia Alexandra Hough was born on July 20, 1988, in Orem, Utah, USA.
Marianne and Bruce Hough are the parents of her five siblings. Dancers, all four of her paternal grandparents. At the Center Stage Performing Arts Studio in Orem, Hough received her first formal training. At the age of nine, she began competing in competitive dance.
As a ten-year-old, Hough and her brother, Derek (who is also a professional dancer and frequently performs alongside her), traveled to London to study dance. Corky and Shirley Ballas, their teachers at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, allowed them to live and learn together.
They appeared on a British television show and competed in dance competitions in the UK. He returned to the United States when he was 15 years old and began his education at the Las Vegas Academy, which he attended until he was 18.
Is She Homosexual?
After coming out as “not straight,” Julianne Hough is in a great mood.
Last month, America’s Got Talent judge revealed to Women’s Health that she isn’t heterosexual because she and her husband have become more emotionally and physically intimate.
Then he responded by saying that he was aware of the fact that he was not straight. ‘I’m sorry what? he said,’ she recalled. “I was like, ‘I’m not,'” she said. In the end, however, I’ve made a decision to be with you. After unpacking all of this, I believe there is a sense of security in my relationship with my husband.”
Her husband became more “attracted” to her as she grew more in touch with her “authentic self”.
Now there’s “no fear of voicing things that I have been afraid to admit or that I have had shame or guilt about because of what I have been told or how I was raised,” according to Hough, who is currently a judge on America’s Got Talent.
According to the actress in a recent interview with PEOPLE, she’s “never felt more like a woman” in her life since coming out, and her fans have always seen her as “the girl next door, all-American sweetheart.
As she admitted, “And that’s one version and one part of me, but it’s not the whole of me.” These past few years have been about me reclaiming all of the parts of myself that I’ve suppressed for the better part of the past quarter-century.”
After a long hiatus, Hough has returned with her first new music since 2009. Season 14 finale of America’s Got Talent saw her and dancers V. Unbeatable perform the song.
Career As A Dancer
Before becoming a professional dancer on “Dancing with the Stars,” Julianne Hough appeared on ABC’s “Show Me the Money” in 2006 as a “Million Dollar Dancer.” With Olympic gold medalist Apolo Ohno and Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves, she won season four and season five of the show.
Hough was nominated for an Emmy in 2008 for her choreography of the film Mambo. They were eliminated in week four of their re-appearance on the show in season six with radio host Adam Carolla as their partner. Cody Linley, star of Hannah Montana, began dating Hough in August of that year.
She was rushed to the hospital during their jitterbug performance in October 2008, suffering from severe stomach pains. When her appendix had to be removed, she couldn’t perform on “Dancing with the Stars” for several weeks while she recovered. As a substitute, Edyta Sliwinska took her place.
Despite Hough’s return to the competition, she and her partner were eliminated in the semifinals not long after. In October 2011, Hough returned to the show and performed a duet with Kenny Wormald and her brother Derek. When she appeared as a guest judge on “Dancing with the Stars” in 2013.
As a Singer
‘Will You Dance With Me was her debut single, which peaked at number 100 on the Pop 100 chart in 2007. The Mercury Nashville division of Universal Music Group Nashville signed her afterward. “Julianne Hough” topped the country charts and entered the Billboard 200 at number three. The album’s second single, “That Song in My Head,” was released as the album’s third single.
In 2008, she toured with Brad Paisley and Jewel. At the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2009, Hough was named Top New Female Vocalist and Top New Artist. In the fall of 2009, Hough released a holiday EP titled “Sounds of the Season: The Julianne Hough Holiday Collection.” Since then, her singing career has largely come to an end.
For his part, Hough was a vocal supporter of Mitt Romney’s campaign for president in 2012. Since leaving the Latter-Day Saints church she has stated that although she grew up in the faith, it’s not something she believes in any longer.
Chuck Wicks and Hough were together from August 2008 to November 2009, when they ended their relationship amicably. From April 2010 to March 2013, she and Ryan Seacrest had a well-known relationship.
Brooks Laich, a professional ice hockey player, proposed to her in December 2013. In August 2015, they announced their engagement, and on July 8, 2017, they were married. Their separation was announced in a joint statement issued in May 2020.